Marketing Intern

Marketing Internship Position for Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall

This position will begin in January 2018 and end in April 2018. Applicants wishing to intern for a longer period of time are also welcome.

Applicants must be current college students who will earn class credit for completing the internship.

Applicants must be available to work full-time, Monday through Friday, from 8 AM to 5 PM, plus some evenings and weekends.

Marketing, communications, hospitality & tourism, recreation, or related majors preferred. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft based computer systems, including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat & Photoshop preferred, but not necessary. Must be responsible, a self-starter, creative, enthusiastic, and must work well with others. Communication skills are a must.

Duties include: assisting with the development of marketing and group sales programs and promotions, giving tours of Van Andel Arena, working the main switchboard, assisting with the behind the scenes planning of an event, maintaining the catalog of newspaper articles, recording event hotlines, creating event display windows, distributing posters and flyers, creating promotional materials for upcoming events, updating and posting events and articles on websites, updating Facebook and other social media pages, organizing ticket giveaways through social media, research and outreach to targeted organizations for special events, in-depth event research for specialized blog posts and news releases, attending weekly marketing and staff meetings, and all other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Alison Goodyke, Marketing Manager, at agoodyke@smggr.com. The deadline to apply is October 27, 2017. No phone calls, please.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRRA Federal Contractor.